Pyogenic Granuloma (Lobular Capillary Hemangioma) at The Nose Tip

Lobular Capillary Hemangioma (Pyogenic Granuloma) of The Nose

Pyogenic Granuloma (Lobular Capillary Hemangioma) at The Nose Tip

Definition of pyogenic granuloma

Pyogenic granuloma is a vascular lesion with bright red, sensitive, bleeding tendency. It can often be seen in the skin, mouth and nasal mucosa. It can be mixed with hemangiomas of benign vascular tumor.  It usually occurs after a trauma in children, young adults and pregnant women. It usually grows fast. Pyogenic granuloma is a single, soft consistency, finger red colored, sometimes stalked lesion that usually grows within a few weeks. Its surface is usually very sensitive and therefore very easily tends to bleed. Hands, fingers, lips, intra-oral trauma are more common in open areas. Rarely can be seen in more than one place.

Diagnosis of pyogenic granuloma

For the diagnosis is typical, there is a white train rail-shaped view around the red-colored lesion. It may also be confused with another skin lesion.

Differantial diagnosis of pyogenic granuloma

These are melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, Kaposi's sarcoma, glomus tumor and other vascular tumors. Therefore, biopsy should be differentiated from other probable diseases.

Treatment of pyogenic granuloma

Surgical complete excision of the lesion (excisional biopsy) is the ideal treatment. different treatment options such as laser evaporation and electrocoagulation are also applied.

Source links >> Pyogenic granuloma (pregnancy tumor) of the nasal cavity / Demographics and etiologic factors of nasal pyogenic granuloma

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